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Indigenous Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 180

Indigenous Biography and Autobiography

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008-12-01
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  • Publisher: ANU E Press

In this absorbing collection of papers Aboriginal, Maori, Dalit and western scholars discuss and analyse the difficulties they have faced in writing Indigenous biographies and autobiographies. The issues range from balancing the demands of western and non-western scholarship, through writing about a family that refuses to acknowledge its identity, to considering a community demand not to write anything at all. The collection also presents some state-of-the-art issues in teaching Indigenous Studies based on auto/biography in Austria, Spain and Italy.

Works on Paper
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 319

Works on Paper

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-12-31
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  • Publisher: Counterpoint

A collection of essays on the craft of biography and autobiography by the author of Basil Street Blues presents two volatile pieces on the ethics and values of nonfiction writing and continues with an examination of several contemporary biographers, discussions of his experiences, and a treatise on the role of fiction. 25,000 first printing.

Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 154

Biography and Autobiography

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Glass Castle
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

The Glass Castle

The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.

Toussaint L'Ouverture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 372

Toussaint L'Ouverture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1863
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Missionary Lives
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 169

The Missionary Lives

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1997
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  • Publisher: BRILL

"The Missionary Lives" is the first comprehensive literary examination of the biographies and autobiographies of Canadian missionaries at home and abroad.

Biography and Autobiography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 302

Biography and Autobiography

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Life-Writing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 76

Life-Writing

This text presents an introduction and a reference source of terms in the writing of biographies, autobiographies and related literature.

Writing Lives
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 315

Writing Lives

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Remembering Arthur Miller
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 318

Remembering Arthur Miller

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-03-20
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  • Publisher: A&C Black

Reflections on the late Arthur Miller from over seventy writers, actors, directors and friends, with 'Arthur Miller Remembers', an interview with the writer from 1995. Following his death in February 2005, newspapers were filled with tributes to the man regarded by many as the greatest playwright of the twentieth century. Published as a celebration and commemoration of his life, Part I of Remembering Arthur Miller is a collection of over seventy specially commissioned pieces from writers, actors, directors and friends, providing personal, critical and professional commentary on the man who gave the theatre such timeless classics as All my Sons, A View from the Bridge, The Death of a Salesman...